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presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after make landfall super storm sandy still making some history. 48 people have been killed nearly 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind, floods. one government prediction says the wind damage alone could top $7 billion. president obamaed heads to new jersey tomorrow to survey the damage there. sandy dealt the garden state a punishing blow. end tired neighborhoods are under water and beach boardwalks are in ruins. duarte geraldino shows us what's left. >> reporter: access to atlantic city is limited tonight because safety officials say the roads are still not safe. many of the areas are littered with debris. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte geraldino, cbs 5. >>> the super storm also left parts of mary
. >>> and switching gears tonight president obama got a firsthand look today at the damage caused by hurricane sandy. one of the hardest-hit areas breezy point, new york, where 111 homes burned to the ground during the height of the storm. tonight more than 6 million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without power. 68 deaths are blamed on sandy. alison harmelin is in new jersey where the president promised help for communities that were destroyed. >> reporter: good evening. night has fallen here in atlantic city but earlier today it was actually beautiful and sunny at the jersey shore. that only made it more clear for the president the other officials who were here observing that the devastation is just everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a close-up look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor chris christie over devastated areas of the state where super storm sandy hit with full force. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: record storm surge took o
approach. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5, healthwatch. >>> developing news, the outer reaches of hurricane sandy soaked parts of florida today. sandy has already claimed nearly 2 dozen lives in the caribbean, the worst may be yet to come. sandy has the potential to be an ugly halloween trick for millions from north carolina up to new england. it could meet up with a cold front to create a powerful chilly super storm being called "frankenstorm." the hurricane's potential targets range from the nation's capital up to massachusetts where preparations are well under way. >> still a little early to tell you about we have the plywood and sandbags ready. we'll be as prepared as we can an hope for the best. >> the storm isn't entirely predictable so where it will hit exactly and how much force they can't really pin that down yet. >>> paul, a much different story here in the bay area. it's a gorgeous day to end the week. >> the east coast is doling with that big, big storm that's going to be a big problem for us the only probable did you remember your sunscreen? we have lots of sunshine out there. what a
super storm sandy. and president obama and governor mitt romney wasted no time going on the attack. >> reporter: air force one dropped president obama at his first stop green bay. after three days off the campaign trail, the president wasted no time confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he is saying's he is the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin. we know what change looks like. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> reporter: president obama then jetted to las vegas to deliver his closing argument in another key battleground state. >> it's more than just a choice between two candidates. it's more than just a choice between two parties. you're going to be making a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on
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